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Young Thug

by Paul Attard Music What Would Meek Do?

Young Thug | Slime Language

Young Thug has always had a way with words — not necessarily in terms of the words themselves, but with regard to how he says them. His verses may play fast-and-loose with the English language in a way that gives traditional hip-hop heads a heart attack,…

September 14, 2018
by Paul Attard Music

Young Thug | Jeffery

Through a career that’s spanned 16 mixtapes (four of them released commercially), three label deals (Cash Money Records, 1017 Records, and 300 Entertainment), and yet still no studio album, Young Thug has maintained a reputation as the most elusive rapper going; one really need only listen to…

January 17, 2017
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music Year in Review

Top 10 Songs of 2016

Just another year gone by—except songs seemed particularly vital for getting through these last 12 months. Not that you need me to tell you, but we lost some of our greatest purveyors of the form in 2016, and if the 10 selections below can’t compensate—if there’s no…

December 29, 2016
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music Year in Review

Top 10 Albums of 2015

This was the year when the biggest artists on the planet spent more time than anyone’s patience would allow teasing albums that never came. Kanye, Rihanna, Drake, Frank Ocean, there were even Beyoncé rumors for awhile—none showed up to the album party, and in…

December 31, 2015
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